US STOCKS-Wall St set to open lower as Greece weighs; data eyed

martes 2 de junio de 2015 08:56 GYT

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By Tanya Agrawal

June 2 (Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open lower amid uncertainty over the outcome of Greece's negotiations with creditors and ahead of data that could point to the timing of a U.S. rate hike.

Greece must repay four loans totaling 1.6 billion euros ($1.8 billion) to the International Monetary Fund this month, starting with a 300 million euro payment on June 5.

The leaders of Germany, France and Greece's international creditors agreed late on Monday to work with "real intensity" as they try to reach a deal that would prevent a default.

The dollar hit a 12 1/2-year high against the yen in Asian trade, before pulling back to trade down against the Japanese currency and the euro.   Continuación...